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Strong Opinions on How to Name a Dog

As one G&G reader put it: “Be patient. The dog will tell you their name.”

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Hearing the Call

A deaf owner trains a deaf Sheltie to help others in need

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Letting Go of Leon

How a brown hound left town for a better life on the farm

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How a Steadfast Pup Helped an Author Find His Voice

A budding Mississippi writer learns a lot from his Lab mix

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These Pups Made a Big Splash in Charleston

One of the highlights of the annual Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, S.C., is the DockDogs competition, in which canines of all types show off their leaping, swimming, and retrieving skills. Here’s a look at some of the pups that competed in 2020.

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Watch Out for the Whippets

At the popular DockDogs competitions, one unexpected breed has been making waves

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Will a Southern Breed Win Westminster This Year?

No breed from below the Mason-Dixon has ever won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show—yet

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Meet the Florida Brewery Giving Rescue Dogs Their Close-Up

Bradenton’s Motorworks Brewing highlights adoptable pups on its four-packs

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Meet Our New Cover Model, George the Hound

The rescue is the first of his kind to appear on the G&G cover

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One Spunky Schnoodle

A mother and a daughter form an unexpected bond over a spirited pup

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A Club for the Do-It-All Bird Dog

Interest in bird hunting is on the rise—and so is the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association

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Surfing Dogs Put Their Best Paws Forward

Pups in Florida take to their boards for annual fundraiser

Arts & Culture

When Pups Get Their Close-Ups

Man’s best friend gets a closer look through a South Carolina portrait photographer’s lens

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Puppy Trials

Amid a new pup’s jumping, chewing, shredding, and escaping, a family figures out what really matters

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The Good Dog Photo Contest 2019

Meet the winners of this year’s photo contest

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Chasing the Selfie Stick

Even dogs are taking selfies now—at least from the looks of these 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest entries

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Meet the 2019 Good Dog Winners

Check out the overall winner, readers’ choice favorites, and honorable mentions. Special thanks to our partners Gunner Kennels and The Farmer’s Dog

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100 Puppies—Need We Say More?

The most adorable entries from our 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest—because we just couldn’t narrow it down any further

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The (Good) Dog Days of Summer

On the boat, at the beach, in the pool—these entries from the 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest made a splash

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Good Dogs Up for Adventure

In the field and at play, these entries from the 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest love the great outdoors